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Vareniki (cheese filled pierogis)


  • 2 eggs
    225ml (8 fl oz) semi skimmed milk
    375g (13 oz) plain flour
    1 teaspoon salt
    450g (16 oz) cottage cheese, drained
    2 eggs
    1 pinch salt


Prep:20 mins | Cook:10 mins

In a medium bowl, combine 2 eggs milk, flour and salt and mix together to make a soft dough. Roll out thinly enough to make about twelve 10cm (4 in) squares.
Bring a large pot of slightly salted water to the boil.
In a medium bowl, combine cheese, 2 eggs and salt. Mix together and fill dough squares with cottage cheese mixture. Pinch sides together to seal and drop in boiling water. Cook for about 8 to 10 minutes or until the squares rise to the water’s surface.